Jeffrey J. Scott

1955-2020 Cochranville, PA | Age 65

Jeffrey J. Scott, age 65 of Cochranville, PA passed away on September 9, 2020 during emergency surgery for a ruptured aorta aneurysm. Jeff was born March 29, 1955 in Rushville, Illinois. He is survived by his parents George C. & Shirley A. (Jacobs) Scott. Jeff was a graduate of Unionville High School, Class of 1973. He furthered his education by attending Xavier University of Ohio, Southern Illinois University and University…

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Al Zalon

September 2, 2020 Kennett Square, PA

Al Zalon died Wednesday September 2nd after a long, happy and productive life. He was born in Paterson NJ, the youngest of four surviving children of Natan Zalon and Anna Spektor. Natan died when Al was just 3. His mother supported the family after Natan’s death as a seamstress, later becoming a founding member of the ILGWU. She was a staunch non-believer who never forgot her Jewish heritage (or her…

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Thomas A. Chaires

September 7, 2020 Avondale, PA

Thomas A. Chaires, age 60 of Avondale, PA, passed away on Monday, September 7, 2020 at Jennersville Hospital. He was the loving husband of Cynthia Weston Chaires, with whom he shared nearly 40 years of marriage. The two met in high school at 16 and were together ever since. Tom graduated from Avon Grove High School and later went on to work as a Mechanic for General Motors. Following his…

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Dorothy Mae Hartman

1927-2020 Kennett Square, PA | Age 93

Dorothy Mae Hartman of Kennett Square died peacefully in her home on September 7, 2020 at the age of 93. Dot was born May 4, 1927 in Winston-Salem North Carolina, to the late Irene (Johnson) and Everett Binkley Sr. Her family moved to Kennett Square when she was four years old and remained there for the rest of her life. Dot graduated from Kennett High School in 1945. Dot was…

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1925-2020 Wilmington, DE | Age 94

ESTHER MAY AKEHURST, age 94, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2020, at her residence. She was the wife of James E. Akehurst, Sr., with whom she shared 66 years of marriage. Born in Rosedale, PA, she was the daughter of the late Paul Neide and the late Ella Kruss Neide. She was a homemaker and she enjoyed doing crafts, gardening, watching TV and being with her…

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James C. Rea

August 29, 2020 Elkton, MD

James C. Rea, age 82 of Elkton, MD, passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020, at home surrounded by his loving family. “Jim”, as he was affectionately known, was the husband of Rita F. Rea, with whom he shared 28 years of marriage. Born 1938 in Wilmington, DE, Jim was the son of the late Phillip Rea and the late Esther Surgeson Rea of Avondale. Jim graduated from Avon Grove…

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Janet K. (England) Baccino

1944-2020 Kennett Square, PA | Age 76

Janet K. (England) Baccino, age 76, passed away peacefully at Linden Hall in Kennett Square on Thursday, August 27, 2020. She was the wife of Frank A. Baccino who passed away in 1988, and with whom she shared 16 years of marriage. Janet was the daughter of the late Leroy and Treva England and spent most of her life in the southern Chester County area. She graduated from Kennett High…

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Francis J. Duszak

1940-2020 Landenberg, PA | Age 80

Francis J. Duszak, age 80, passed away peacefully at his home in Landenberg, PA, on August 20, 2020. He is predeceased by his parents, Stella and Francis (“Hap”) Duszak, his sister, Mary Pazzi, and his brother Edward. Fran is survived by Kathryn, his wife of 53 years, sons Francis, Jr., and David, by his daughter, Frances Ann Jackson, his three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and…

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Warren S. O’Sullivan

1927-2020 West Grove, PA | Age 93

Warren S. O’Sullivan, age 93, a longtime Wilmington, DE resident, former New Castle County Engineer and retired US Army Lieutenant Colonel died peacefully on Monday, August 24, 2020, at his home at Jenner’s Pond. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 68 years, Frances Pope O’Sullivan, his sister Isabel Blake, sons Richard and Peter, and grandsons Andrew, Christopher, Connor and Carter. Born and raised in Narberth, PA,…

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Mr. William Teel

1958-2020 Coatesville, PA | Age 62

Mr. William H Teel Jr. (Duck) of Coatesville. Passed away August 20, 2020, at the age of 62 at Chester County Hospital. Mr. Teel was the son of the late Lorraine (Baccino) Teel, and survived by his Father, William H Teel Sr., and step mother, Rosemary (Furia) Teel of Kennett Square. He is also survived by the love of his life, Theresa (Clarke) Teel, of Coatesville, whom he shared 36…

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